Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Roadways map
First financing by China-backed AIIB goes to Silk Road plan in Pakistan
Times of India - 5/2/2016 6:18:17 PM
In effect, the two banks have agreed to support one of the projects in the $46 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is the first program under the Silk Road plan introduced ... organizations like ADB and World Bank would be co-opted ...
Spain's left must unite to steer country on road to recovery
The Guardian - 5/3/2016 6:49:54 AM
“We are not going to pay.” In sunny Spain, a country which will spend most of this year in the hands of a caretaker government, it is unlikely that anyone will try to make him. Jornet had hoped that, since all other parties oppose the law and the PP ...
For safe transit on roads
Deccan Herald - 5/2/2016 7:15:33 PM
Losing our daughter made us realise that road accidents are an epidemic in the country, which registers one of the highest incidences in the world. And we wanted to give a voice to this,” explains Shubhangi. Step by step Personal loss is never easy ...
2016 American Country Countdown Awards: Full Winners List — Luke Bryan & Carrie Underwood Get Emotional
The Inquisitr - 5/2/2016 2:50:42 PM
[Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for dcp] “You know, everybody in my world that makes ... you guys out there on the road, thank you so much for this night, and this will be certainly cherished,” Bryan told fans at the country award show, according ...
Cyndi Lauper on Her Country Album, Donald Trump, Hanging With Lady Gaga
Rolling Stone - 5/2/2016 4:02:17 PM
You have an intense version of Skeeter Davis' "The End of the World" on the new album – what were you drawing ... and it's exciting too. But what is the road map to success? Did you ever worry your style and persona were overshadowing your music?
China's bold gambit to cement trade with Europe--along the ancient Silk Road
Courant - 5/2/2016 11:08:47 AM
China has announced similar headline-grabbing contract deals in countries including Pakistan and Kazakhstan. Beyond securing more oil and other resources, Miller said China wants to use One Belt, One Road to boost trade with its western provinces and ...
Afghan boy travels a dangerous road
San Francisco Gate - 5/2/2016 10:28:50 PM
In war-torn Afghanistan, an 8-year-old boy finds a way to eke out a living by directing traffic with a soda bottle on the road ... country’s “Pepsi bottle boys” inspired playwright Kevin Artigue’s drama, “The Most Dangerous Highway in the World ...
Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country
MSN - 5/2/2016 2:43:32 PM
and will cut the country off from exciting digital developments being embraced across Europe and the world," Zoltan Fekete ... scheduled for Tuesday afternoon which would block traffic on roads in downtown Budapest, including the Chain and Liberty bridges ...
Road to Rio: Indian weightlifters earn two quota places for 2016 Olympics
Firstpost - 5/2/2016 6:03:58 PM
Indian women lifters collected 100 points and stood third, while men earned 129 points and finished sixth at the Championships, by virtue of which the country earned two berths ... whereabouts are already with WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) and who ...
New survey says majority of Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads
Equipment World - 5/2/2016 3:47:58 PM
The margin of error is +/- 3.1 percent. The country’s roads, bridges and other surface transportation infrastructure are in desperate need of repair, but fuel taxes that have paid for maintenance in the past are shrinking due to more fuel-efficient ...
Small World: Producers in Manitoba, Peru share common struggles
brandonsun.com - 5/2/2016 12:34:41 PM
Most folks who travel to that country are more interested in seeing ... transportation is often uncertain with bridges washed out and roads a quagmire. The positive impact of fair trade on poorer producers in our world is undeniable. But there is much ...
Road to Opening Week 7: Cynthia Dale On Rehearsals for A Little Night Music
Broadway World - 5/2/2016 6:32:36 PM
Or the horns that overwhelm after six minutes of "A Weekend In The Country" that fill up your soul and ears as fourteen performers finish singing and nineteen musicians finish playing. A cacophony of voices and instruments meeting together in one wondrous ...
Spooked by Beijing, India embraces closer US ties
Durango Herald - 5/2/2016 11:08:47 AM
With a still-unresolved border dispute simmering between the two countries ... China's commercial reach through the world's main shipping lanes; China has an ambitious plan to re-create the ancient "silk road" by land and by sea. Nonetheless, such ...
The road less taken: Five exotic destinations for an offbeat vacation
Hindustan Times - 5/2/2016 7:37:02 PM
The country offers postcard-perfect landscapes for holidaymakers ... The Black Sea is a seriously hot destination in the travel world right now. On its eastern shore, Abkhazia awaits tourists curious to discover this little-known region between the ...
Capitalism rejected by majority of adults under 30
GOPUSA - 5/2/2016 11:51:44 AM
“As older generations die off, they will eventually become the leaders of this country,” explains Charisma News’ Michael ... some sort of hybrid system that isn’t as far down the road toward full-blown socialism as most European nations are ...